The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 139 143 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -39
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 7 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.38% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.14% 3.85% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 17
Median daily rate £375 £365 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £283 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £468 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
HP Quality Center
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
327 312 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.52% 9.94% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 207 104
Median daily rate £450 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Median hourly rate £14.31 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.67% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £28.00 £24.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +1 3 £400 -5.88% 2
South Yorkshire -5 2 £358 +8.33%
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 18 (62.07%) HP
2 12 (41.38%) Defect Management
3 10 (34.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) HP UFT
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) Unix
5 8 (27.59%) Selenium
6 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Windows
6 7 (24.14%) Banking
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Test Management
8 5 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (17.24%) ISEB
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL
10 3 (10.34%) Change Management
10 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
10 3 (10.34%) Veritas
10 3 (10.34%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (10.34%) Java
10 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
10 3 (10.34%) .NET

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) LiveCycle
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) 2G
1 1 (3.45%) 3G
1 1 (3.45%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) ISUP
1 1 (3.45%) SCCP
1 1 (3.45%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (3.45%) SS7
1 1 (3.45%) tcpdump
1 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
1 1 (3.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) HP UFT
2 8 (27.59%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Ranorex
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 2 (6.90%) Testopia
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) NUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Sahi
5 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.45%) WATIR
5 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
2 16 (55.17%) Test Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Tester
4 6 (20.69%) OAT Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Finance Manager
7 1 (3.45%) QA Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) QC Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Test Data Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Unix
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Defect Management
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
3 7 (24.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
5 5 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.24%) Test Management
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) System Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) V-Model
8 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Veritas
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) JDA
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) RedPrairie